Laura El-Tantawy’s video project & book – the poignant, ‘In The Shadows of the Pyramids’: explores her memory & identity to the backdrop of Egypt’s political turmoil from 2005-2014

The book of the title was published in 2015 & has received the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016. Laura El-Tantawy was born in England of Egyptian parentage. She studied in Saudi Arabia, Cairo & the US. The photographer has degrees in journalism and political science. See Blogroll for a link to her site.

In the Shadow of the Pyramids © Laura El Tantawy

In the Shadow of the Pyramids © Laura El Tantawy

In the Shadow of the Pyramids © Laura El Tantawy

In the Shadow of the Pyramids © Laura El Tantawy

In the Shadow of the Pyramids © Laura El Tantawy

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In the Shadow of the Pyramids by Laura El-Tantawy from Laura El-Tantawy on Vimeo.

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